Foreign News: St. Gandhi Yessed

Sweetly reasonably John Henry Whitley who as "Mr. Speaker" used to soothe irate members of the House of Commons into sitting down (see col. 1) turned up again last week like the brightest of pennies.

In the two years since his retirement as Speaker (TIME, July 2, 1928), Mr. Whitley has spent $400.000 to find out what is the matter with Indian laborers, spent it as chairman of a Royal Commission which presented its 570-page report last week.

Astounding to those Britons who think St. Gandhi a crack-brained fakir is...

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